If you’re after something new, there are plenty of new releases on the market to catch your eye – whatever quarry you’re after.
1. Steyr Mannlicher Zephyr
Steyr Mannlicher haven’t offered rimfires for years – but the Zephyr .22LR is a welcome return to that market. Also new is the biathlon-style Scout.
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2. CZ 455 Night Sky
The latest CZ rimfire, this .22LR comes dressed in a black synthetic stock with yellow flecking.
Price: From £956.80
3. Tikka T1X
The long-awaited T1X has arrived – Tikka’s very first rimfire rifle. We can’t wait to get testing it…
4. A2R semi-auto
Hailing from American firearms brand 2A Armaments, this tactical-looking .22 is set to find favour among target shooters on the range.
5. Christensen Arms Ridgeline
Christensen Arms’ best-selling firearm, the Ridgeline sports a carbon fibre-wrapped barrel, spiral-fluted bolt, scalloped bolt knob, match trigger and spot-bedded carbon fibre composite stock.
6. CZ Safari Classics II
Made for big-game hunting, this sumptuous safari rifle is available in five calibres from .300 H&H to .416 Rigby. It’s glass-bedded, silent in action and dressed in a walnut stock.
7. Sako Carbon Wolf
Adjustable for cheekpiece and length of pull, and with 20in or 24in barrel, this lightweight, durable rifle is suitable for all kinds of rifle shooter.
8. Anschütz 1771
Distributor RUAG reports that this .223 rifle has now made its way to the UK, with standard or Monte Carlo stock and 20in or 23in barrel.
Price: From £1,520
9. Mauser M18
Dubbed ‘The People’s Rifle’, this new release brings Mauser quality to a universal price point. We reviewed it last year.
10. Barrett Fieldcraft
Barrett isn’t just into military-styled rifles. Check out the sporting-styled Fieldcraft, and read our full review in the December 2018 issue.